At the crossroads between the northern and the southern reaches of the Italian peninsula—where art, culture, food and wine mix—is where you’ll find magnificent Emilia Romagna, an incomparable destination for food and wine vacations. Explore a land rich not only in gastronomic culture but in art and history, too. It’s also famous for producing luxury sports cars and motorcycles with as much passion and prowess as the celebrated culinary delights that hail from here (Parmigiano Reggiano and aceto balsamico di Modena among them). On this culinary tour of Italy, Parma, Modena, Bologna, Ravenna and the Romagna countryside are all yours to discover with winery tours, cooking classes and sightseeing adventures.
- Marvel at the UNESCO World Heritage Site heritage in Ravenna
- Sample ragù alla Bolognese in Bologna, the city that made this dish famous
- Enjoy a cooking class devoted to storied Italian home cookery
This luxury Italy tour features 8 nights of exclusive accommodations (2 nights in Parma, 4 nights in Bologna and 2 nights in Romagna) in 4+/5-star hotels or wine resorts with full buffet breakfasts. Car rental with pick up and drop off in Milan. The tour is self-drive and is available also with private deluxe van with English speaking driver for transfers and excursions for the entire Tour. Private sightseeing walking tours with English-speaking guides, entrance fees to attractions and professional assistance for the duration of the tour are among the main inclusions. Starting in Parma and ending in Milan, it includes guided tours and tastings at wineries in Lambrusco and Sangiovese, a private guided tour of Bologna and Ravenna, visits to producers of Parma ham, vinegar and parmesan cheese, a cooking experience at Casa Artusi and much more.